Healthcare Assistants

Spire Healthcare Limited
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Edinburgh, Michigan, United Kingdom

Healthcare Assistant | Spire Shawfair Park Hospital | Full Time | Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

Spire Shawfair Park Hospital has a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual to join their Surgical Ward as a Healthcare Assistant. The successful candidate will work alongside our Registered Nurses to provide pre and post-operative care for a variety of patients. 

We know our colleagues have a life outside of work and are happy to be flexible with working patterns however all candidates must be flexible to work a mixture of days, nights and weekends (enhancements available). Please only apply if you can commit to this.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assisting the team on the surgical ward in the provision of exemplary patient care
  • Contributing to the support and monitoring of patients
  • Identifying and reporting any significant changes that might affect the patient’s health and well-being to the appropriate person
  • Assisting with the movement of patients in line with hospital policies
  • Liaising with other departments and healthcare professionals on a day to day basis

Who we are looking for:

  • Previous experience of working as an HCA (or equivalent) in a surgical ward environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in: ECGs, taking blood/blood pressures and patient observations
  • NVQ Level 3 would be beneficial but is not essential


We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • ‘Spire for you’ reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group that has been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for over 40 years. We have 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland.

For us, it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.

Closing date: In order to streamline our recruitment process, we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications